No. 11 UCLA Women's Track & Field Ready for NCAA Outdoor

June 5, 2006

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Jeanette Bolden and the No. 11 UCLA women's track and field team will travel north to Sacramento for the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Championships this week (June 7-10). The women, who nearly won the meet last year (2nd to Texas), will again look for a top-five finish as several athletes are primed and ready to vie for individual titles and All-American honors.

CBS will televise the meet live on Saturday from 12:30 pm (PST) to 3:00 pm (PST). CSTV will also televise the meet, covering from 5:00 pm (PST) to 7:00 pm (PST) on Friday.

In all, the Bruins will send 13 individual competitors and both relays to the national meet. Below is a list of each event UCLA athletes will compete in, along with their top mark for the year, rank heading into the meet and the day and time of those events.

200m - Jolanda Diego, 23.25 (21st); First Round at 5:10 pm on Wednesday; Semifinal at 5:45 pm on Friday; Final at 1:30 pm on Saturday

1500m - Ashley Caldwell, 4:21.36 (19th); Semifinal at 5:50 pm on Thursday; Final at 1:52 pm on Saturday

100m Hurdles - Dawn Harper, 12.80 (4th);First round at 4:30 pm on Wednesday; Semifinal at 5:30 pm on Wednesday; Final at 5:00 pm on Friday

400m Hurdles - Nicole Leach, 56.65 (6th); First round at 4:10 pm on Thursday; Semifinal at 6:10 pm on Friday; Final at 12:52 pm on Saturday

4x100m Relay - 44.49 (15th); Semifinal at 3:00 pm on Wednesday; Final at 4:00 pm on Friday

4x400m Relay - 3:36.66 (19th); Semifinal at 6:30 pm on Thursday; Final at 2:32 pm on Saturday

High Jump - Rhonda Watkins, 5-11.25 (12th); Caroline Sommers, 5-10.75 (22nd); Qualifying round at 7:00 pm on Wednesday; Final at 3:45 pm on Friday

Pole Vault - Chelsea Johnson, 15-1 (1st); Qualifying at 4:30 pm on Thursday; Final at 11:45 am on Saturday

Long Jump - Rhonda Watkins,21-6 (5th); Renee Williams, 20-9.25 (21st); Qualifying at 3:30 pm on Wednesday; Final at 6:30 pm on Thursday

Triple Jump _ Renee Williams,42-10.25 (24th); Qualifying at 3:00 pm on Friday; Final at 12:30 pm on Saturday

Discus - Kamaiya Warren, 168-0 (26th); Qualifying at 4:30 pm on Wednesday; Final at 3:45 pm on Friday


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
-
LIVE NOW
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Recap
Sunday, May 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, May 07
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 08
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, May 14
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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LIVE NOW
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Saturday, May 28 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Wednesday, Jun 08 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jun 09 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Friday, Jun 10 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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